Average Price Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Richmond
Thinking of converting your loft? Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is a straightforward way of extending your home.
Converting Your Richmond, Greater London Loft
Loft conversion costs will vary depending on size, whether you'll need to alter its structure for staircase access, the type of conversion you're going for and where you live in the country.
Simple to carry out loft conversions are relatively hassle-free to complete – they can usually be done in a week or two. Adding a loft conversion that includes a bathroom and a double bedroom would typically add around 20% to the value of a three-bed, one-bathroom property. Converting your loft with Loft Conversions Richmond is often one of the easiest and cheapest ways to boost the square footage of your home.
You Need Planning Permission In Richmond
Planning permission typically covers how the work will look externally and how it affects the property and any neighbouring dwellings. Loft Conversions Richmond can tell you that not all loft conversions need planning permission. In most cases, loft conversions tend to be considered permitted development, but your design will need to adhere to a number of specified parameters.
Once you have chosen a builder or loft conversion company like Loft Conversions Richmond, make sure you get your quote and, most importantly, what is included, in writing, so you won't get a nasty surprise. To maximise energy efficiency for your loft conversion, the roof space should be made as airtight as possible, and to counter this it is essential to introduce controlled ventilation to prevent the risk of condensation and maintain good air quality. For more insight into what to expect from a loft conversion, and what pitfalls to avoid, contact the team at Loft Conversions Richmond.
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Different Types Of Loft Conversions Richmond Loft Conversions
Traditional frame type roof structures are often the most suitable type for loft conversions, allowing the space to be opened up relatively easily and inexpensively. A mansard roof will have maximum conversion space for lofts because it projects the maximum available head height, thus giving a greater usable floor area.